NHS Lothian are looking for your views on their draft Equality Outcomes for 2018-2021 and their British Sign Language Plan for 2018-2021.   NHS Lothian Equality Outcomes 2018-2021 As part of their statutory duty under the Equality Act 2010, NHS Lothian must publish equality outcomes every few years and report on progress towards meeting them.… Read More


Over the last few months the Equality and Rights Network have been assisting the City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) and the Edinburgh Community Transport Public Social Partnership (CTPSP) by undertaking a survey on the future of Community Transport services in the city. The results of this will feed into a wider consultation exercise on Community… Read More


We are delighted to say that our second EqualiTEA & Cake drop-in is taking place on Thursday 26 July from 12.30pm-3pm at North Edinburgh Arts, 15a Pennywell Court, EH4 4TZ. The aim of these relaxed, informal sessions is to encourage conversation about equality and what it means to you and your community. As well as supplying the… Read More


In this blog Equalities Ambassador Luke Padfield provides an update on the legal status of international human rights treaties in Scotland. It is well known that in March 2018, the Scottish Parliament passed the UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill, and that this bill, which expressly retains the EU Charter on Fundamental… Read More


The Equality and Rights Network is delighted to announce a series of drop-in events that will create a space to think and talk about what equality means to you and your community. Our EqualiTea and Cake events will take place around the city and will be open to anyone who’d like to drop in for… Read More


We are delighted to announce that EaRN has secured funding from the City of Edinburgh Council for the next year.  This is great news, allowing us to make concrete plans for the next twelve months, across our four main areas of work:  raising awareness, community engagement, research, and dialogue. EaRN exists to enable partnership working… Read More